Important Information Regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) will be administering an Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide eligible households in New York State with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord. OTDA is developing an online application portal for tenants and landlords to apply for this program and will be releasing additional information regarding eligibility criteria and the application process soon.

Last updated: February 19, 2021, 10:30 AM

How to Apply

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How to Apply

To be considered for any of the current job postings, please submit a resume and cover memo/letter to:

NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
Human Resources
40 North Pearl Street, 12 B
P.O. Box 1915
Albany, NY 12243
Email: jobpostings@otda.ny.gov

Be sure to indicate the following in your resume or cover letter:

  • the title of the position(s) for which you are applying;
  • the location(s) in which you are interested; and
  • how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

If you are a retiree currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your response.

You may be required to provide acceptable proof of education, experience, credential and/or license to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for appointment to this position.

Applicants will be required to prove their eligibility for employment upon acceptance of a position in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

It is the policy of the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance to provide for and promote the equal opportunity of employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of age, race, color, creed/religion, national origin, ethnicity, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identity, domestic violence victim status, or prior arrest record/criminal record. OTDA operates under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are disabled and require a reasonable accommodation at the time of the interview, please call (518) 473-6364.

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